Edge and IoT brings together two mega-trends that are still in their early days, with many issues to thrash out and a tendency to fixate on network speed alone, writes Annie Turner.
Analysis of our annual IoT survey by Annie Turner found diverse opinions on a number of key areas.
The new services are ‘industrialised’ versions of those delivered to government and defence by a long-established, dedicated unit.
ABI Research says operators need to act now to address connectivity for a diverse range of devices with different needs, at scale and globally.
The Alliance says the tech eliminates manual device provisioning and gives LoRa Alliance members a competitive advantage.
The trial will start in Germany, early in 2021, with enterprise participants including Dedrone, Digital Barriers, Groopview, and Unleash live, with HERE Technologies.
The UK opco announces new IoT services which also have a green tinge.
LACROIX Group is running 5G to test the benefits at its electronics division's plant at Montrevault-sur-Evre, France.
Juniper Research finds smart factories are becoming reality, and will account for 60% of IoT connections worldwide.
The research house reckons that by 2023, a third of those that deploy IoT will have used it in conjunction with AI.
Global comms provider BICS is partnering telematics software provider Gurtam to provide IoT asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.
The aim is to simplify the technology’s development, deployment and interoperability.
Even so, Nokia’s 2020 Threat Intelligence Report mostly found falling infection rates in mobile networks but expects a rise next year as 5G is more widely deployed.
Deployment of the Swedish vendor’s standalone core technology will start underway later this year.
Vehicle makers Toyota and Mazda will deploy connected car capabilities for better customer experience on a platform that covers 63 countries and territories.
As Telefónica rolls out 5G across Spain, the provider chose Juniper’s Security Gateway to safeguard traffic and protect infrastructure.
The growth is driven by many verticals’ new urgency to digitalise in the pandemic era, after a slowdown in spending on tech this year.
The networks will use Everynet’s LoRaWAN technology, deployed across Cellnex’s mesh of infrastructure.
The open IoT standards organisation establishes new forum dedicated to European market needs, regulations, events and more.
Earlier this year Microsoft’s acquisition of Metaswitch and Affirmed Networks were a statement of intent concerning the software giant’s ambitions in the telecoms market.
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